Shannon Stacey

A weather funny

I posted this back in March of ’05, but I think it’s hilarious. Since we’re talking weather and it was brought up in comments, I’ll post it again.

60 F:
Southern Californians shiver uncontrollably. People in New England sunbathe.

50 F:
New Yorkers try to turn on the heat. People in New England plant gardens.

40 F:
Italian & English cars won’t start. People in New England drive with the windows down.

32 F:
Distilled water freezes. Maine’s Moosehead Lake’s water gets thicker.

20 F:
Floridians don coats, thermal underwear, gloves, wool hats. People in New England throw on a flannel shirt.

15 F:
New York landlords finally turn up the heat. People in New England have the last cookout before it gets cold.

0 F:
All the people in Miami die. New Englanders close the windows.

-10 F:
Californians fly away to Mexico. The Girl Scouts in New England are selling cookies door to door.

-20 F:
Hollywood disintegrates. People in New England get out their winter coats.

-50 F:
Washington DC runs out of hot air. People in New England let the dogs sleep indoors.

-100 F:
Santa Claus abandons the North Pole. New Englanders get frustrated because they can’t start their “kahs.”

-460 F:
All atomic motion stops (absolute zero on the Kelvin scale). People in New England start saying, “cold ’nuff for ya?”

-500 F:
Hell freezes over. The Red Sox win the World Series. (But…but…but…HA! WE WON IT!)(And again!)

4 comments to “A weather funny”

  1. Annmarie
      · January 24th, 2009 at 1:30 pm · Link

    THAT was funny.

  2. Ro
      · January 24th, 2009 at 3:10 pm · Link

    :lmao: That’s exactly it! No matter how many times I read it, I still laugh. Dropped 10deg here since I posted this am. Brought in wood, found fruit in the cupboard, and am cleaning out the munchkin’s room- since he’s in MancVegas for the weekend.

    Wishing you warmth!

  3. Ro
      · January 24th, 2009 at 3:11 pm · Link

    Oh, yeah.. my bedroom window stays open (at least a crack) no matter what the temp.

  4. Annmarie
      · January 24th, 2009 at 10:18 pm · Link

    Ro! You scared me with the window comment. Bad.


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